There’s no doubt that Egypt is the only connection between north and south, west and east, as we can say in the middle of the earth between all the countries. Which has the Mediterranean Sea in the north and Suez Canal in the northeast and the Red sea in the east. And along the country, there’s the River Nile which comes from the Mediterranean Sea to the south of Upper Egypt.
Egypt is an Afrasian country because Sinai is located in Asia but all other spaces are in Africa. The area of Egypt makes it the 29th largest country in the world. Egypt is famous as the "Cradle of Civilization" and the land of all heavenly religions. That made all prophets’ came across it so you find differences in religions in its land. So let’s start to say why should visit Egypt even once in your life:
1. Egypt Is Known for its Hospitality to Foreigners
When we say the culture of Egypt the main point we should concentrate on must be hospitality. When you have a visitor who is coming to visit you. You prepare your house well, tidy it and do all that you can to make him happy. As well as Egypt. The hospitality of Egypt starts from you come you find cooperation, help, and generosity.
As it’s known the Egyptian is warm-hearted. As an example, if you were hospitality for a meal you can find all the meal ingredients, the main dishes, and also the side dishes. When you finish you find the dessert. That is the opposite of the generosity of the place or where you are. So the family is the complex construction that’s published in Egypt except in other countries.
2. Egypt Has the Oldest Civilization in the World
As we know that started 7000 years ago, Egyptian civilization started from the River Nile and its fertile soil and water. So, he started to plant along the banks. Then he started to make his tools to use in planting, hunting, and for his daily living. He built a cave to protect himself then he built what the world come to see in Egypt.
Come on to start to provide more about Egyptian civilization, It starts from the north from the t which contains a lot of historical books, to Cairo where’s the Egyptian museum, to Giza where you can find the main manner "Giza Pyramids". When you go down to Upper Egypt you can find more and more, that’s why the ancient hadn’t stopped in one area. So, you can find Luxor and Aswan. Luxor is famous for the complex of Karnak Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and Luxor Temple, and you also can ride a hot air balloon. Also, Aswan has Abu Simbel Temple, Philae Temple, Aswan High Dam, and the Nubian Museum.
3. Egypt Has Historical Attractions from 5000 Years Ago
Egypt is full of historical and modern attractions that make the difference between it and other countries and that’s a hard mix you can find in one country or in one place. The mix of the past and nowadays symbols in history that live between us in the streets or even in homes is the out shape of the instruction. Here we can provide some examples carries that mixed and still between us:
The main is the pyramids and the wonder of the world’s seven wonders. The great sphinx mixes the human thinking head with the strength of the lion’s body. The boat museum it’s on the southern side of the Great Pyramid, which contains the ship of King Khufu. Also, the pharaonic village is one of the most wonderful places to visit. It represents the connection between life from the past till now and till modern life across history.
The main gate you can find there is the Cairo Tower where you can go 60 floors above to see all of Cairo from above. The mix between the Islamic and Coptic on one hand we can see the Islamic in Al Azhar mosque where you can find the icons of Islam and the university that the students use to study the literature of Islam as the prophet Mohamed said. You can also visit Al Muizz Street where you can have good goods at cheap costs. On the other hand, you can see the Coptic museum and a lot of historical churches you can visit as we said Crescent with the cross is the main to live or to see Egyptians.
It was named Alexandria due to Alexander the Great, it contains a lot of historical places like the Alexandria library, the wonderful beaches, and the castle of Qaitbay. You can find your history books and the festivals of books as you need to increase your knowledge. And the castle was built to avoid enemies from the sea and it’s famous for its big stones that were built from and its special place on the shore of the sea.
Luxor and Aswan Attractions
The second place to visit after Giza. Luxor and Aswan are full of historical temples and mummies. They played a vital role in tourism nowadays. You can find the Valley of the Kings, Luxor temple, and Hatshepsut temple. Aswan is famous for its Nubian island, Abu Hawa Mountain, and its wonderful view of the Nile.
4. You Will Enjoy A Majestic Nile River Cruise
You can enjoy Nile cruises from Hurghada also in Upper Egypt as it’s a method to transport or move from one place to other using the Nile. That varies from cruise to another one so, Nile cruises are also prepared to be more comfortable, safe, and suitable to carry more and be balanced during the trip even if there are any waves during moving. Which considers a traditional way to move as ancient Egyptians used. You consider the cruise as your rest. After its port, you can land and visit the wonderful places along the Nile shore then, back and continue enjoying your trip.
5. You Will Find Religious Tolerance in Egypt
All countries in the world have their own religion that symbols God and prophets. In Egypt, you can find 90.3% Muslims and 9.7% Christians. So, in total Egypt is an Islamic country. The Crescent with the cross is the main logo you can see in Egypt everyone is free to do what he needs or to pray as he likes. Egypt is the home of heavenly religions.
It started from the holy family that landed in Egypt and started to publish Coptic by Jesus. Then came the prophet Mohamed published his Islamic message and started to build mosques. As a usual sight in Egypt or in its regions, you can see the church in front of the mosque as a symbol of the one-man stand. There are a lot of celebrations that the Christians do with Muslims and also the opposite can see.
6. Famous Celebrations in Egypt
As we see all Egyptian stands as one man with each other we can find the mixed celebrations between them. Christmas, that’s a Christian feast but you can see Muslims celebrate with Christians. Sham El Nassem also is a Christian festival but, you can find Muslims also like them as they eat salty fish, green onion, French fries, and colored eggs like them. On the other hand, we can see Ramadan the Islamic month. Read more about the festivals & public holidays in Egypt.
You can see no Christian eats or drinks all day with a respect to the heavenly religions between each other. Al Adha Eid connects religion and celebrating as Muslims celebrate slaughtering. They cheer them on feasts and check hands as they are from the same religion which symbols cooperation between the different religions that only exist in Egypt.
7. Egypt Has A Majestic Climate of Egypt
The climate makes Egypt special as it’s hot and dry in summer. Warm with rains in winter. During spring you can feel the green nature and the light air that makes the best view. In autumn the wind becomes harder and may be some sand storms. The best to come from October to April and if you came from May to September you also be enjoyable to visit beaches.
8. You Will Uncover the Secrets of the Mummification Process
The best that the ancient made in the past and the secret that saves the body with all details till now and no one knows or found the secret that the pharaohs’ used to do that. They used progress ingredients that even the medical now hadn’t caught yet. Some of the mummies still save their hair, fingers, muscles, and facial emotions.
9. You Can Witness Modern Egypt
Modern Egypt started with Sultan Mohamed Ali. He made a lot of changes as he built his own mosque that’s still known today by his name "Mohamed Ali Mosque". He built the first naval fleet and made the army service forceful. Till president Gamal Abdel Nasser became the first selected one by the Egyptian people. Now they went on Mohamed Ali’s steps till you can see the skyscrapers, the ways, the railways and all the people's efforts to make Egypt better and in the view that’s all the world sees nowadays. That makes reasons to put them in mind to visit Egypt besides.
10. Egypt Has Magical Nature Places Captivating Hearts
Nature isn’t a place to visit its home. Nature plays an important role to be a reason to make you sure you will visit Egypt. As known Egypt is famous for fabulous places created by nature like Ras Mohamed, Dahab’s EEL, the white desert, Wadi El Gemal national park, Wadi El Hitan national park, and Cleopatra’s bath. All that ingredients come to give you trust as you will benefit for all reasons.
11. Egypt Has Places For Medical Tourism
It’s one of the best tours you can find in Egypt. Egypt has a lot of oases like Kharga, Siwa, and Bahariya oasis. Also Dakrour Mountain, Lake Qaroun, Napq protected Area, Abu Gallum protected area, and Cleopatra’s bath. Where you can have therapy for muscles and go stigmatism. You can make a recovery on Egypt lands as a lot of visitors came for that to take over their illness.
12. You Will Find Family Bonding in Egypt
The family plays an important role in Egyptian culture too. Family in Egypt considers as the tree. The roots for the Grands and you continue to the branches finally you can find the leaves considered as the transistors. So the tree is a complex structure so like the family too. They stand with each other as you can find two or three generations live with each other and that’s only in Egypt. The main encouragement comes from them to achieve all their goals.
Interesting Facts about Egypt
- The home of all heavenly religions and its main logo is the Crescent with a cross.
- Only in Egypt the climate is fine all year and suits all visitors from all over the world.
- Egypt has more than one-third percent of pharaonic statues and mummies.
- 95 percent of Egyptian lives on the banks of the Nile River.
- The desert in Egypt is full of wonderful landscapes that deserve to be visited.
- The Egyptian people are friendly, warmhearted, and home-generous.
Safety in Egypt
Is it safe to travel to Egypt? That will be your question to ask to calm your fears and doubts. Egypt is safe and making its own tourism industry rebuilding. Egyptian is so friendly even if you are walking alone you can find them asking you, where do you want to go or where are you going? They don’t want to be heavy or be harasses you they only need to lead you. You can find a lot of checkpoints to make sure you are safe. Policemen in all positions or even in public ways are performed to keep your safety.
For Your Safety
- Drink lots of water even in summer because of the heat.
- Use sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to make the sun out of you.
- You can learn a few words of Arabic that can be useful for you to treat the public.
- Don’t talk about politics or religion.
Vacations are the best to take your rest, and your rest after all that reasons must be in Egypt so, don’t be late or don’t lose your chance to come or treat with a trusted tourism company like Tours from Hurghada as we are more than 20 years of specializing and pioneering for organizing private excursions from Hurghada. Don't wait to book your tour or make your travel arrangements. With so much to see and do in Egypt, the sooner you start planning, the more you'll be able to experience during your visit.
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